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Jodie Foster


Alicia Christian Foster was born in Los Angeles on November 19, 1962. She is the daughter of Evelyn Ella "Brandy" (Almond) and Lucius Fisher Foster III, an Air Force lieutenant colonel and later real estate broker. Brandy had filed for divorce in 1959 after having three children with Lucius, but the exes had a brief re-encounter in 1962 which ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs Clarice Starling
(1991)
Contact
Contact Eleanor Arroway
(1997)
The Accused
The Accused Sarah Tobias
(1988)
Taxi Driver
(1976)

Filmography

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 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Jodie Foster (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
- The Cast of Suicide Squad (2016) ... Jodie Foster (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
 2013/I Elysium
Delacourt
 2011 Carnage
Penelope Longstreet
 2011 The Beaver
Meredith Black
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Maggie Roark
- Four Great Women and a Manicure (2009) ... Maggie Roark (voice)
 2009/I Motherhood
Jodie Foster
 2008 Nim's Island
Alexandra Rover
 2007 The Brave One
Erica Bain
 2006 Inside Man
Madeleine White
 2005 Flightplan
Kyle Pratt
 2004 A Very Long Engagement
Elodie Gordes
 2002 Panic Room
Meg Altman
 2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Sister Assumpta
 1999 Anna and the King
Anna
 1997 Contact
Eleanor Arroway
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series)
Betty
- Never Again (1997) ... Betty (voice)
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Marlene
- Moon Dance (1996) ... Marlene (voice)
 1994 Nell
Nell
 1994 Maverick
Annabelle Bransford
 1993 Sommersby
Laurel
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Prostitute
 1991 Little Man Tate
Dede Tate
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Clarice Starling
 1990 Catchfire
Anne Benton
 1989 Rabbit Ears: The Fisherman and His Wife (Video short)
Storyteller
 1988 The Accused
Sarah Tobias
 1988 Stealing Home
Katie Chandler
 1987 Siesta
Nancy
 1987 Five Corners
Linda
 1985 Mesmerized
Victoria
 1984 The Blood of Others
Hélène
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire
Frannie Berry
 1983 Svengali (TV Movie)
Zoe Alexander
 1982 O'Hara's Wife
Barbara O'Hara
 1980 Carny
Donna
 1980 Foxes
Jeanie
 1977 Candleshoe
Casey
 1977 Casotto
Teresina Fedeli
 1977 Stop Calling Me Baby!
Isabelle Tristan, AKA Fleur bleue
 1976 Freaky Friday
Annabel
 1976 Bugsy Malone
Tallulah
 1976 Taxi Driver
Iris
 1976 Echoes of a Summer
Deirdre Striden
 1973-1975 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
T.K. Dearing / Sharon Lee / Sue
- The Secret Life of T.K. Dearing (1975) ... T.K. Dearing
- Rookie of the Year (1973) ... Sharon Lee
- Alexander (1973) ... Sue
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Ivy
- The Captives (1975) ... Ivy
 1974 Paper Moon (TV Series)
Addie Pray
- Day Off (1974) ... Addie Pray
- Green Goods (1974) ... Addie Pray
- Who Is M.P. Sellers (1974) ... Addie Pray
- Visions of Las Vegas (1974) ... Addie Pray
- Bonnie and Clyde (1974) ... Addie Pray
 1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead (TV Movie)
Liberty Cole
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Ellie Madison
- The Youngest Lovers (1973) ... Ellie Madison
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Hildy Haynes
- The Case of the Deadly Deeds (1973) ... Hildy Haynes
 1973 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Pugsly Addams (voice)
 1973 One Little Indian
Martha
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Alethea Patricia Ingram
- Alethea (1973) ... Alethea Patricia Ingram
 1973 Tom Sawyer
Becky Thatcher
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Julie Lawrence
- The Eleven-Year Itch (1973) ... Julie Lawrence
 1973 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (TV Series)
Elizabeth Henderson
- Inadmissable Evidence (1973) ... Elizabeth Henderson
- Double, Double, Doyle & Trouble (1973) ... Elizabeth Henderson
- Nobody Wants to Talk About It (1973) ... Elizabeth Henderson
- Open Marriage/Closed Mind (1973) ... Elizabeth Henderson
- Can I Help It If She's Crazy About Me? (1973) ... Elizabeth Henderson
 1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (TV Series)
Anne Chan
- The Chan Clan at Scotland Yard (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The White Elephant (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Greek Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Gypsy Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
- The Mardi Gras Caper (1972) ... Anne Chan (voice)
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Judy
- House of Evil (1972) ... Judy
 1972 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
Maggie
- To Commune or Not to Commune (1972) ... Maggie
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series)
Pugsley Addams
- Wednesday Is Missing (1972) ... Pugsley Addams (voice)
 1972 Kansas City Bomber
Rita
 1972 Napoleon and Samantha
Samantha
 1972 My Sister Hank (TV Movie)
Henrietta 'Hank' Bennett
 1971-1972 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Priscilla Hobson / Susan / Victoria
- Lonesome Katie (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Peanuts (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Alfred (1972) ... Priscilla Hobson
- Proxy Parents (1971) ... Priscilla Hobson
- The Recital (1971) ... Susan
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Bluebird
- A Place to Hide (1972) ... Bluebird
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Pip Barker
- Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Murder (1972) ... Pip Barker
 1969-1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Marieanne / Patricia / Susan Sadler
- The Predators (1972) ... Marieanne
- P.S. Murry Christmas (1971) ... Patricia
- Roots of Fear (1969) ... Susan Sadler (as Jody Foster)
 1969-1971 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series)
Joey Kelly
- The Magic Mrs. Rickles (1971) ... Joey Kelly
- The Lonely Weekend (1971) ... Joey Kelly
- Gifts Are for Giving (1970) ... Joey Kelly
- Bully for You (1969) ... Joey Kelly
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mary Bennett
- Log 55: Missing Child (1970) ... Mary Bennett
 1968-1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Little Girl / Girl in Car / Fairy
- All for Charity (1970) ... Little Girl
- Aloha, Goober (1970) ... Girl in Car (uncredited)
- The Church Play (1968) ... Fairy (as Jody Foster)
 1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Rachel
- Bringing Up Josh (1970) ... Rachel (as Jodi Foster)
 1970 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Suellen McIver
- Menace on the Mountain: Part 2 (1970) ... Suellen McIver
- Menace on the Mountain: Part 1 (1970) ... Suellen McIver
 1970 Menace on the Mountain (TV Movie)
Suellen McIver
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Angela
- The Scientific Approach (1970) ... Angela
 1969 Julia (TV Series)
Cindy Blanchard
- Romeo and Julia (1969) ... Cindy Blanchard
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Jenny Benson
- The Baby Sitter (1969) ... Jenny Benson
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Alternate Names:

Jodi Foster | Jody Foster

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her role in Taxi Driver (1976), when she was age 12] I spent four hours with a shrink trying to prove I was normal enough to play a hooker. Does that make sense? See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #30 on Entertainment Weekly's 50 Smartest People in Hollywood (2007). See more »

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Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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